Tag Archives: Barry Trotz

Capitals @ Islanders – Inside The Numbers: The Student Outlasts the Teacher

Photo by Al Bello/Getty Image We’ve seen this act before. In the second game of a back-to-back set, come out of the gates hard and fast, try to get the game’s first goal, then settle back in the defensive zone, … Continue reading

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Todd Reirden: The Best Possible Job At The Worst Possible Time [Readers Poll]

In many ways, Washington Capitals’ rookie Head Coach Todd Reirden was faced with a no-win situation this season. Do anything less than win a Stanley Cup, and the red-clad torch-wielding villagers will surely take to the town square. If Reirden wins … Continue reading

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NoVa Caps Mailbag: Trotz vs. Reirden, Balancing Common Sense and Justified Concern, Perspective On The Capitals

Maybe during a five-game losing streak wasn’t the best time to check in on the Nova Caps mailbag. It is overflowing with angst, worry, and distress. You know, like the good ol’ pre-Stanley Cup days. Is the honeymoon over, the … Continue reading

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Barry Trotz Shows Gratitude To A Capitals Fan

Photo: NBC Sports Washington When New York Islanders head coach Barry Trotz entered the visiting tunnel prior to their game with the Washington Capitals on Friday evening for the first time after winning the Stanley Cup with the Capitals, I wanted … Continue reading

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Islanders at Capitals – Inside The Numbers: Offensive Struggles Continue

Photo: @Capitals As luck would have it, Barry Trotz’ first visit back to Capital One Arena was also a battle for first place in Metropolitan Division. Unfortunately for the Capitals, the former coach came away with the win and first … Continue reading

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Capitals Honor Brooks Orpik Prior to Game Against the New York Islanders

Photo: NHL via Getty Images On a night in which the Capitals welcomed back Stanley Cup-winning bench boss Barry Trotz with a video tribute during the first period of Friday night’s game against the New York Islanders, the team also … Continue reading

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Capitals Pay Tribute to Barry Trotz With Video During Game Against the Islanders

Having already presented former Head Coach Barry Trotz with his Stanley Cup ring earlier this season in New York, the Capitals paid homage to the man that led them to the franchise’s first Stanley Cup championship with a video tribute … Continue reading

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Thank You Barry! A Letter From One Fan to The Caps’ Former Bench Boss

Nearly five years ago, the Capitals had just finished the 2013-14 season out of the Stanley Cup Playoffs for the first time in seven seasons and relieved both longtime General Manager George McPhee and then-Head Coach Adam Oates of their … Continue reading

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Metropolitan Division Chaos: The Capitals Cannot Afford to Have Any Bad Weeks in the Winter Months

The Washington Capitals are going to face a tough winter versus the rest of the Metropolitan Division. Continue reading

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A Pattern That Repeats: The Capitals Are Surrendering Goals in Bunches and Squandering Points Away

The Capitals are surrendering goals in bunches and blowing leads late in games. Continue reading

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